Woodcarvers from Bretka
created: 25. 09. 2020 10:19 modified: 27. 11. 2020 02:00
A short video portrait about two amateur carvers - a father and a son who live and work in the village of Bretka (Rožňava district). Vojtech Váradi worked there as shepherd, carving became his hobby, when spending a lot of time with cattle out on pasture, he began carving from pieces of wood. He has three sons, but only one of them is involved in carving - Boris Váradi. In the video, they present their products and their carving technology. They carve mainly birds, but also utility objects such as spoons, ladles, boars. Carving is a source of livelihood for them.
copyright: State Scientific Library in Prešov
recorded: 05. 12. 2013